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New York State Teachers' Retirement Planning Seminars

New York State Teachers’ Retirement System daylong Retirement Planning Seminars are designed to help members prepare for retirement. Among the topics discussed during these group sessions are:

Retirement Income: Your NYSTRS pension, Social Security and personal savings.
Benefit Payment Options: A review of your pension payment choices, including a comparison of option selections and private life insurance.

Adjusting to Retirement: Acclimating to the emotional and physical changes you face in retirement.
Legal Considerations: Maintaining essential estate planning documents and planning for possible long-term care.
Financial Planning: Comparing income and expenses before and after retirement; the basics of tax-deferred annuity accounts; and, getting financial planning assistance.

These seminars are not designed for individual retirement counseling.

Below is the schedule of upcoming seminars, which are held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., with registration beginning at 8 a.m. There is no fee to attend and your spouse/companion is welcome to attend; however, advance registration is required.

The dates and location for the Rochester area are:

Rochester Marriott Airport Hotel
1890 Ridge Rd. West

Thursday, Nov. 12
Friday, Dec. 4

You now have two ways to make a reservation for a Retirement Planning Seminar:

Online using your <"" \nMyNYSTRS account>. After logging into your account, select the "My Tools" tab and then "Schedule Appointments." (If you don't already have an account, take a <"" \ntour>.)

By calling NYSTRS at (800) 356-3128, Ext. 6180 weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. Please provide your:

NYSTRS EmplID or Social Security number;
Date of birth; and,
Home address and telephone number.

If your spouse/companion is attending and is also a member, please have the above information available for him/her as well.

Please bring photo identification and your most-recent Benefit Profile to the seminar.

Human Resources Team
Human Resources